Easter Finishes Us

        Click on the picture to enlarge the poem, or enjoy it below: With his Father watching, Jesus went to the cross, suffered in agony, gave his life for the lost.  In a borrowed tomb they laid him, sealed it with stone, scribes demanded guards posted, don’t leave the corpse alone.  Early […]

Renewal Awaits Us

Not often do both Palm Sunday and the first day of spring arrive together, but this year they do. Both events represent renewal in God’s scheme of things. Spring brings rebirth of the earth. Flowers awake from their slumber. Birds build nests for their young. Trees bud out, grass grows, the sun fills the sky […]

View From Where I Sat

The first shriek came from the barber chair beside me. “Daylight Savings Time is this weekend?” A groan sounded from the corner. “It takes me longer each spring to adjust.” “Why can’t we skip it?” said a third. As the stylist cut my hair, I pondered the comments, and found myself in agreement. Losing an […]

Color Makes My World

This week the first of the camellias popped open—bright pink, lacy flowers that cluster among the satiny green leaves. They joined the daffodils who already stand like trumpeters along a parade route, their cheery yellow petals little bursts of sun around the yard. I’m in love with color—everywhere it appears. And what’s  more important, I […]